Avon Valley Railway Heritage Trust

Avon Valley Railway Heritage Trust

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Avon Valley Railway Heritage Trust

The aim of the Avon Valley Railway Heritage Trust is to restore, preserve and operate railway locomotives, carriages, wagons, vehicles and other artefacts of historical interest and the structures connected therewith for the benefit and education of the public; to conserve books, drawings, records, documents, sound and visual recordings, films and photographs and other archives relating to such objects, their history and their development. All this shall be for the public benefit, for educational and instructional purposes and to stimulate and encourage interest in all kinds of railway transport system, vehicles and equipment and to foster and support railway preservation.

In persuit of this object the aim is to relay and operate as much as possible of the former LMS Mangotsfiled to Bath branch railway, based upon Bitton Station. In doing so, to provide additional recreation, leisure and tourist amenities and to provide worthwhile spare time activities for a wide range of ages.